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‘Georgia Shaker’ is festival’s grand marshal

Known as the Georgia Shaker, Hubert Platt is the grand marshal for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.

October 22, 2014 | | SPORTS


Voting opens for most popular NASCAR driver

It's another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR's seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards opened Oct. 9.

October 22, 2014 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Elliott struggles at Kansas

With four races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott remains at the top of the NASCAR Nationwide Series leader board, despite a 10th-place finish at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.

October 07, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott holds on to series lead

With five races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is poised to take home the NASCAR Nationwide Championship title in his first year on the circuit.

October 01, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott finishes second at Richmond

Dawsonville's "hometown hero" Chase Elliott continues his Nationwide Series points lead with his latest top-five finish, taking second place.

September 10, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fifth

HAMPTON - There was little doubt who the star of the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Hungry was at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.

September 03, 2014 | Michele Hester | SPORTS


Elliott racing in Atlanta

Dawsonville race fans will get a chance this weekend to see their hometown driver make his Atlanta Motor Speedway debut as the Nationwide Series arrives for the Great Clips 300.

August 27, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes fourth, holds the lead

This weekend saw another Nationwide Series race end with Dawsonville's Chase Elliott in a top-five position.

August 19, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott stays in the lead

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott continues to hold onto his top points spot after his 15th top-10 finish of the season.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


Elliott finishes eighth in Iowa

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, finished eighth in Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

August 06, 2014 | | SPORTS


Six ladies join elite group

Six Dawson County Lady Tiger soccer players join an elite group of All-Area performers as selected by The Times of Gainesville last week.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


‘Get to Know:’ Coach Mark Thomason

This article is the sixth in a summer series of "Get to Know" sessions with various high school and middle school coaches in Dawson County.

July 22, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS


Elliott wins again

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.

July 22, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Rising senior sets sites on University of Pennsylvania

Dawson County High School rising senior Joy Lewis had her eyes set on two colleges, University of Pennsylvania and Eastern Carolina University, but it was the call from Pennsylvania offering a softball scholarship that helped her come to a decision.

July 16, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | SPORTS


Elliott visits Dawsonville

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott joined Atlanta Motor Speedway officials at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame last week to announce a special promotional ticket offer for the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children.

July 16, 2014 | David Renner | SPORTS


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Tigers bounce back on gridiron

The Dawson County Tigers rolled over the White County Warriors 46-0 during their homecoming game last week.

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson picks up region win over Lumpkin

The Dawson County Lady Tigers volleyball team secured their first region win last week when they traveled to Lumpkin County for a tri-match with the ...

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Cross country performs well at the Wingfoot Classic

The Dawson County High School cross country teams competed over the weekend in the Wingfoot Classic at the Atlanta Track Club in Cartersville.

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


JV Tigers pick up another big win

The Dawson County Tigers junior varsity team got a big win over the Fannin County Rebels at home last Thursday.

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Eight grade Tigers lose to Union

The eighth grade Tigers lost at home last Thursday to the Union County Panthers after a strong defensive effort.

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County shuts out Warriors for homecoming win

The only moment of doubt for the Tiger offense on Friday night may have been when the ball hit the upright on a point after ...

September 23, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Elliott takes third in first race of the Chase

In the first race for the Chase at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a thrilling third place finish after what ...

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers lose in double overtime despite ‘valiant effort’

After going into double overtime Friday night, the Dawson County Tigers suffered a heartbreaking loss in Oakwood to the West Hall Spartans.

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Junior varsity Tigers handle Gilmer

The junior varsity Tigers football team easily handled the Gilmer Bobcats at home last week.

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Volleyball team opens region play

The Lady Tigers volleyball team hosted a tri-match last Tuesday with Fannin County and East Hall for the team's first region matches.

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson gets win on road after tough games at home

After a rough stretch at home last week against Union County and Chestatee High School, the Lady Tigers softball team traveled to Fannin County and ...

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Outrunning his competition

"Running has pretty much taken over my life."

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Tigers lose heartbreaker in Oakwood

After going into double overtime Friday night, the Dawson County Tigers suffered a heartbreaking loss in Oakwood to the West Hall Spartans.

September 16, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


Dawson County prepares for West Hall

Coming off a big win against Chattooga and an early season bye week, the Dawson County Tigers are ready to travel to Oakwood for this ...

September 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


‘Turning point for our program’

The Dawson County High School cross country team traveled to Marist School last weekend and surprised the large group of schools from Georgia, Florida, Kentucky ...

September 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS


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